Ascension Stories #16: Darren Teshima

As a diverse attorney, Orrick's Co-Chair of Complex Litigation, Darren Teshima, earned his seat at the law firm leadership table by leveraging outstanding mentorship and sponsorship. In this episode, Darren details how he now seeks out every opportunity to empower and inspire diverse junior attorneys by building personal connections and leading institutional initiatives and reforms.


Catch up on previous episodes of Ascension Stories:

  • Episodes #1 and #2, featuring Littler Shareholder Jeanine Conley

  • Episode #3, featuring Tiffany Comprés (Partner in the Miami office of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, and Proskauer Rose alumna)

  • Episodes #4#5, Part I#5 Part II, and #6, featuring Audrey Ingram, Partner at Richards Kibbe & Orbe

  • Episodes #7 and #8, also featuring Jeanine Conley

  • Episode #9, featuring Julie Ryan, AltaClaro's Head of Experiential Learning (and Partner at Acceleron Law Group)

  • Episode #10, also featuring Tiffany Comprés

  • Episode #11, featuring Greg Stoller, healthcare/corporate transactions Partner at Abrams Fensterman

  • Episode #12 and #13, featuring Beate Parra, Managing Director & Head of Legal at UniCredit

  • Episode #14, also featuring Darren Teshima, Partner & Co-Chair of Complex Litigation at Orrick

  • Episode #15, featuring Jim Walker, Partner & General Counsel at Richards Kibbe & Orbe


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